LibriVox recording of The Chief Legatee by Anna Katharine Green. Read in English by Tony Oliva "I was married to-day in Grace Church. At the altar my bride--you probably know her name, Miss Georgian Hazen--wore a natural look, and was in all respects, so far as any one could see, a happy woman, satisfied with her choice and pleased with the éclat and elegancies of the occasion. Half-way down the aisle this all changed. I remember the instant perfectly. Her hand was on my arm and I felt it... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Mystery, detective novel
LibriVox recording of Clara Vaughan, Vol. III by Richard Doddridge Blackmore. Read in English by Lynne Thompson; acousticwave; Soumen Barua; Sheila; Sandra; deongines; Maggie Travers; Fiddlesticks CLARA VAUGHAN, the young heroine, narrator, and namesake for R. D. Blackmore’s early detective novel, is determined to solve the mystery of her father’s murder—a crime that occurred when she was only 10 years of age. The third volume of the trilogy concludes the account of Clara’s adventures,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, detective novel, romantic movement, british novelists
LibriVox recording of Clara Vaughan, Vol. II by Richard Doddridge Blackmore. Read by LibriVox Volunteers CLARA VAUGHAN, the young heroine, narrator, and namesake for R. D. Blackmore’s early detective novel, is determined to solve the mystery of her father’s murder—a crime that occurred when she was only 10 years of age. Volume II of the trilogy continues the account of Clara’s adventures, romances, and encounters with many eccentric characters, when, years later, she devotes herself to... favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, detective novel, romantic movement, british novelists
Librivox recording of The Moonstone , by Wilkie Collins. The story concerns a young woman called Rachel Verinder who inherits a large Indian diamond, the Moonstone, on her eighteenth birthday. The book is widely regarded as the precursor of the modern mystery and suspense novels. T. S. Eliot called it 'the first, the longest, and the best of modern English detective novels'. It contains a number of ideas which became common tropes of the genre: a large number of suspects, red herrings, a crime... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: detective novel, mystery, scotland yard, fiction, audio book, librivox Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
This is a LibriVox recording of Le Mystère de la chambre jaune, by Gaston Leroux. Read in French by Naf Brusa and Nadine Eckert-Boulet. Ceci est un enregistrement LibriVox du Mystère de la chambre jaune, par Gaston Leroux. Lu par Naf Brusa et Nadine Eckert-Boulet. Le mystère est grand. On a essayé de tuer mademoiselle Stangerson dans une chambre fermée de l'intérieur, aucun accès visible, volets clos... Qui a voulu perpétrer ce meurtre et surtout, comment a-t-il procédé ? (Résumé... Topics: librivox, audiobook, meurtre, roman policier, Rouletabille, crime, chambre close, detective story,... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
byIERJ, International Education and Research Journal.
The Padmashri awardee Shashi Deshpande is a popular name in the arena of Indian English Literature. She has penned around eleven novels and That Long Silence has won her Sahitya Academy Award. ShashiDeshpande'sCome Up and Be Dead is a suspense thriller which revolves round the serial murders in the school campus.It stands apart from the rest of her feministic novels. ShashiDeshpande is very successful in her attempt as a thriller novelist as the novel contains all the core of thriller and... Topics: Detective novel, Mysteries, human mind, sex racket.IERJ, International Education and Research...
Who could have poisoned Ranjit the realtor, Shakeel the Inspector, Pravar the criminal and Natya his accomplice? Well the needle of suspicion tilted towards Pravar that was till he perished with his mate, but then who was the one? Could it be Radha under the scanner for her role in the death of her husband Madhu and his mistress Mala, Pravar's sister? Or was it Ranjit's spouse Kavya, who owing to Stockholm Syndrome, takes to Pravar her kidnapper. As these deaths by poisoning puzzle Dhruva,... Topics: Crime novel, mystery and crime, murder story, detective novel, Indian fiction, thriller, detective,...
There’s been a murder. An eyewitness has come forward, and the killer has confessed. But there’s a problem. The two are conjoined twins, literally joined at the hip since birth. For the police, keeping the murderer in custody, means locking up his innocent brother along with him —an untenable situation. The frustrated legal system wrestles with how to prosecute a murderer who is apparently immune from punishment, as any attempt to exact justice would surely affect his conjoined twin. It... Topics: Connected: A Case of Unique Proximity, David Random, Murder Novel, Conjoined Twins, Siamese Twins,...